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Date Chosen for Totally Insane 50k Rocky Run

So this thing is really happening, huh. To all you Rocky wannabes who’ve always wanted to do 50 kilometers in a sweatsuit, you can thank […]

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Penn Researcher, Camden Doctor Get Famed “Genius Grants”

A pair of locals have received the prestigious “Genius Grants” announced today: — Jeffrey Brenner, 44, Camden, N.J. The physician founded a health care delivery […]

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Possible Mumps Outbreak in, Where Else, New Jersey

If you’ve eaten at D’Jais Bar and Grill in the last two weeks, you may want to start checking your glands for swelling: it looks […]

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Penn Study: Philly Bodegas Are Slowly Killing Us

PennDesign professor Amy Hillier has a study out today that documents a large volume of ads for sugary drinks and cigarettes in the corner stores […]

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Sarah Murnaghan, Lung Recipient, Turns 11

Fox 29: Sarah Murnaghan is celebrating a major milestone. She turns 11 years old today! This is a day her family has fought for over […]

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WATCH: Sarah Murnaghan, Lung Recipient Transplant, Stands Up

Fox 29 reports that Sarah Murnaghan’s mother posted this video to the family’s Facebook page: Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29 Murnaghan […]

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New Ad for Philly Sports Clubs, Er, Pokes Fun at Anthony Weiner

Weinergate Vol. II has…extended to Philly. The below ad will appear in this Sunday’s Inquirer. Zing! And the pile-on continues over at the New Yorker, which […]

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Mayor Nutter: No Food Stamps to Buy Sugary Drinks

AP reports that Michael Nutter was one of 18 big-city mayors to sign a letter asking the feds to keep food-stamp recipients from buying soft […]

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Sarah Murnaghan’s Lung Transplant Called a Success

AP reports: A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a successful double-lung […]

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[Updated] Sarah Murnaghan Gets Lung Transplant

[Updated: 12:05 pm] 6ABC reports: Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was receiving the transplant Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a family […]

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Delaware Man Sues Doctor Over Eight-Month Erection

No, really: A Delaware truck driver who says a penile implant gave him an erection that lasted eight months is suing the doctor who performed […]

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Angelina Jolie Reveals Double Mastectomy

In today’s New York Times, Angelina Jolie—who has been named to a few “most beautiful people” lists in her time—reveals she has had a double […]

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Video: Chris Christie Tells Brian Williams He’s “Just Not Very Hungry Anymore”

Well that’s got to be the first time a U.S. governor has ever uttered those words on national television. Also divulged in this interview with […]

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Check Out the GIF That Makes Chris Christie Skinny

Since Tuesday, we’ve been a nation of lap-band surgery experts, covering the medical, historical, and political implications of Chris Christie’s weight-loss gambit. Some have looked […]

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Viagra: Now Available On Your Computer

Viagra is now available online, Pfizer has announced. The move was done in part to boost sales and in part to “rein in the distribution […]